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Fact Sheet: Indoor Theatres

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pull up a cushion, grab an apple or some nuts, light a candle, and get ready to explore indoor theatres from Elizabethan England. Readers use a handout to distinguish between indoor and outdoor theatres and the types of actors who...
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Fact Sheet: Costumes and Cosmetics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Theatre producers in Shakespeare's time didn't have the special effects that are common today, so they had to get creative. Using the handout, pupils explore the topic of costume design. Additionally, readers learn about the stage makeup...
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Fact Sheet: Playhouses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Laborers used common materials to build London's first performance venues, including sticks, plaster, and ... hair? Using an informational handout, scholars learn about the construction of different types of playhouses where actors...
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Fact Sheet: The First Globe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Where did actors perform plays during Shakespeare's era? Using the handout, pupils learn about London's historical Globe Theatre and discover which of Shakespeare's plays actors performed there. Scholars also explore the cause of the...
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Fact Sheet: Actors

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Back in Shakespeare's time, the public considered actors unruly, unlike the prestige they enjoy today. An informative handout outlines more about the acting profession in London during the Elizabethan era. Pupils discover how actors...
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Fact Sheet: Audiences

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In Shakespeare's time, people could attend a play at the local theatre for as little as one penny. Using an informative handout, scholars learn about the typical London audience member during the 1600s. Readers explore how theatre...
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Fact Sheet: Special Effects

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
During Shakespeare's time, one could make firecrackers by purchasing gunpowder from the local ironmonger. With the fact-filled handout, scholars learn more about how acting companies created special effects in their performances during...
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Fact Sheet: Shakespeare

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When it comes to William Shakespeare, there seem to be more questions than answers! Using the fact sheet, pupils uncover information about the Bard's home and family life, as well as his schooling and career. Readers also learn about his...
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Romeo and Juliet

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
"Oh Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?" The classic play by Shakespeare goes digital through a version that contains audio and PDF versions of the text. Additionally, each act and scene displays the Flesch-Kincaid readability level...
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Elizabeth I- Mini Biography

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
"Queen Elizabeth I was a rainbow of characteristics." Offer learners a glimpse into the personality and reign of Queen Elizabeth I with this brief video, which includes such events as the defeat of the Spanish armada and the...
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Hamlet and the Elizabethan Revenge Ethic in Text and Film

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Young scholars research the social context of Elizabethan England for Shakespeare's "Hamlet". They identify cultural influences on the play focusing on the theme of revenge and then analyze and compare film interpretations of the play.
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Elizabethan England Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Set the stage for your next literary or historical adventure into Elizabethan England with this straightforward worksheet, which includes questions covering the political, social, and economic situation of the period. Ask your class to...
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Shakespeare's Ugly Women

For Teachers 12th
Spark some provocative discussions about attractiveness and the Elizabethan view of women. What is Shakespeare trying to say about female beauty in Sonnet 130? Do you see anything like this today in modern songs? Writers then come up...
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Til Death Do Us Part

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders read Romeo and Juliet. They complete a character analysis on one of the major players and present it in an informative and entertaining way. They rewrite and perform one scene from another character's point of view.
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William Shakespeare

For Teachers 10th
Images, images, nothing but images. Introduce your class to Elizabethan England with images of Shakespeare, Edward VI, his half-sisters Bloody Mary and Elizabeth I. Sketches of Elizabethan fashion, food, and fun are also included....
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Welcome to Renaissance England

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Prepare your seventh through ninth graders for their first Shakespearean experience. This slide show provides a series of vocabulary words in context and a brief history of one of the world's most prolific playwrites, William...